Stop ‘awfulising’!

‘Do not worry.’
Matthew 6:31 NIV
1. No matter what happens in life, try to keep things in perspective. When you don’t, you end up viewing minor problems as major ones. Or you do the opposite, treating significant situations as ‘no big deal’. Either tendency – ‘awfulising’ or ‘minimising’ – leads to problems.
2. So do your best to see things as they really are and don’t let them get blown out of proportion. Develop the habit of looking at the big picture, instead of dwelling on the one issue that’s upsetting you. Thinking excessively about your problems makes them appear larger than..
3...they really are. When you run up against a situation that upsets you, deal with the panic before you try to deal with the problem. Sit down quietly, calm yourself, and take time to purposely recall the good things you enjoy also. The truth is, worry never goes away.
4. When you resolve one issue, another one is waiting to take its place. It’s a fact of life; you can’t change it. So what should you do? Change your perspective! Instead of focusing on your worries, factor God into the equation. Has He ever failed you? No, and He never will!
5. The grace of God that sustained & brought you thru the last worrisome situation will be with you in this one & the next one! Notice what Jesus said abt the things we worry over most: ‘Do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?”
6. …For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you’ (vv. 31-33 NKJV).…

This is your morning dew. You will succeed in Jesus Name Amen 🙏

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